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President’s Message – March 2021

March 30, 2021

A little over a year ago, Bridgeport Hospital admitted its first patient diagnosed with COVID-19. Little did we know that we were on the leading edge of the pandemic wave that quickly spread across Fairfield County, the country and the globe. Bridgeport Hospital’s physicians and their clinical colleagues responded to this monumental public health challenge…

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President’s Message – February 2021

February 28, 2021

February is National Heart Month! Please help us celebrate the 57th anniversary of American Heart Month! During the next few weeks, Bridgeport Hospital and our YNHHS Heart and Vascular Centers will promote heart health by offering resources and activities. Please visit https://ynhhs.org/smarthearts for information that will help you make smart choices that will pay off…

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President’s Message – January 2021

January 31, 2021

Our supporters have been reaching out to us over the last few weeks, seeking guidance about the COVID-19 vaccines. We are honored by your trust and confidence in Bridgeport Hospital as we move together into this potentially transformative stage of the pandemic response. Since the hospital received its first doses of the vaccine in mid-December,…

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Bringing You World Class Care. Never Safer.

June 25, 2020

It has been an extraordinary 100 days at Bridgeport Hospital. Since our first COVID-19 patient was admitted on March 14, our entire staff has done an incredible job preparing and caring for patients with the Coronavirus.  At our high point, we cared for over 240 inpatients, including 42 on mechanical ventilation and over 60 requiring…

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President’s Message – May 2020

May 22, 2020

As you enjoy the beautiful spring weather and prepare for the Memorial Day weekend, we have a very special treat to share with you. The Fairfield County Children’s Choir (FCCC) has assembled a virtual choir with children from 16 local towns singing Simon and Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” The song, released 50 years ago,…

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President’s Message – May 2020

May 13, 2020

Yesterday marked the beginning of National Nurses Week 2020. Each year, hundreds of Bridgeport Hospital patients and families express their gratitude for the compassionate care of our nurses through letters and glowing comments in patient satisfaction surveys. Their notes of appreciation have taken on even greater meaning during the COVID-19 pandemic. For example: Dear 8th…

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President’s Message – April 2020

April 27, 2020

Last Thursday, our Bridgeport first responders organized a hero’s parade for all the doctors, nurses and staff at Bridgeport Hospital. With sirens blazing, police, fire and EMS showed their appreciation and support. You can view a video of the parade here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vj_2M6e6GPM. There are signs in Fairfield County that we may be reaching the peak…

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President’s Message – April 2020

April 14, 2020

As the fight against COVID-19 enters its fifth week, we thank hundreds of individuals, families and businesses for their huge outpouring of support for Bridgeport Hospital staff caring for the sick in our community. We are so proud and pleased to announce that even as new patients arrive each day, many are recovering. In the…

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President’s Message – April 2020

April 3, 2020

“We are committed to providing safe, compassionate and equitable care of the highest standards.” – Anne Diamond, President, Bridgeport Hospital All of us at Bridgeport Hospital are adjusting to new realities as we battle the COVID-19 pandemic. To meet the tremendous surge in demand for care, we’ve added a drive-up testing station, a field tent outside the Emergency Department for…

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President’s Message – March 2020

March 27, 2020

National Doctors’ Day is March 30. Please help us say thank you to our physicians for their compassion, dedication and all they do for us, our loved ones and our community. Now more than ever, our physicians need your support. The Foundation has established an emergency fund which will provide critical support to the hospital…

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